One Dead Following Semi Crash

A Palisade area man was killed in a two vehicle accident Tuesday in Aitkin County.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol Gary Lynn Rognrud, (83) died after the eastbound Chevy Silverado he was driving collided with a westbound 2018 International 7000. According to the State Patrol report Rognrud lost control on a snow and ice covered Highway 210 in Jevne Township.

The driver of the International, Robert Hannahs, (53) of Nisswa suffered no apparent injury. Both were wearing seat-belts at the time of the accident reported just before 9am.

Officials say alcohol was not a factor in the accident.